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WCPE News: Press Releases
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WCPE FM Features the Piano
TheClassicalStation.org offers Primarily Piano Weekend
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (May 5, 2014)—WCPE’s Music Director William Woltz announces Primarily Piano Weekend on May 10 and 12, 2014. The program will feature great composers as well as virtuoso performances.
“With its vast range of pitch, dynamics and harmonic color, the piano truly is a grand instrument,” offers Woltz, who is also Allegro host. “We’ll features performances from the likes of Vladimir Horowitz and Wilhelm Kempff plus some of the most exciting pianists of today.”
A partial listing includes:
8:00 a.m. Domenico Scarlatti: Six Sonatas
9:00 a.m. Mozart: Piano Sonata no. 11 in A
10:00 a.m. Bach: English Suite no. 2 in A Minor
11:00 a.m. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto no. 2 in C Minor
12:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 26 in E-flat (Les Adieux)
5:00 p.m. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
7:00 a.m. Chaminade: “Fairy Tales”
11:00 a.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 20 in D Minor
12:00 p.m. Chopin: Piano Sonata no. 3 in B Minor
1:00 p.m. Still: Symphony no. 1 (Afro-American)
2:00 p.m. Schubert: Four Impromptus, D. 899
3:00 p.m. Liadov: Eight Russian Folk Songs
4:00 p.m. Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto no. 2 in G Minor
Also the Saturday Evening Request Program enables listeners to add their favorite composers and performers to the playlist. http://theclassicalstation.org/features_request.shtml is the link to the SERP request page.
WCPE can be heard worldwide, 24/7, via the Web in multiple streaming formats, including the next generation IPv6. Visit our Streaming Media page to begin listening online.
Across North America, WCPE can be heard through cable television and radio transmission affiliates. For a complete list of affiliates and cable broadcasters, visit TheClassicalStation.org/rebroadcasters.shtml and TheClassicalStation.org/cable.shtml.
In central North Carolina and southern Virginia, WCPE is found on the radio at 89.7 FM.
For more information on WCPE, or to print a downloadable version of Quarter Notes, the WCPE member’s magazine, please visit TheClassicalStation.Org.
With a 35 plus year history, WCPE 89.7 FM is a non-commercial, 100 percent listener-supported, independent station dedicated to excellence in Great Classical Music broadcasting. WCPE is heard worldwide on the Internet in multiple formats, including the next generation IPv6. Because WCPE receives no tax-derived support, the station conducts two on-air fundraising campaigns and two major mail-out campaigns per year to raise needed operating funds. For more information, visit www.TheClassicalStation.org or call 919-556-5178.
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